The Pateira Fermentelos (Agueda) My favorite is the Ramsar (*)

The Pateira Fermentelos (*) My favorite is the Ramsar! A good award honors the remarkable quality of this place. I can only congratulate the Board of Agueda for the great work you have done in this wetland rehabilitation. A place to visit soon, I was just having a bit of care with the mosquitoes, because the last time I was there they were huge and made out there in eight chopped.
"The Convention on Wetlands of International Importance, especially as Waterfowl Habitat, also known as the Ramsar Convention, to have been signed in the Iranian city of Ramsar in 1971, entered into force on 1975. It is considered the first intergovernmental treaty to provide a structural basis for international cooperation and national action for the conservation and sustainable use of natural resources, concrete, wetlands and their resources ".
Portugal has ratified this Convention in 1980, as having obligations:
Designate wetlands for inclusion in the List of Wetlands of International Importance.
These sites are recognized based on criteria of representativeness of the ecosystem, of fauna and flora values ​​and their importance for the conservation of waterfowl and fish;
-Develop plans for the development and management for wetlands, with a view to their sustainable use; and
-Promote the conservation of wetlands and waterfowl, establishing nature reserves and provide for their proper protection.
In mainland Portugal are now with Pateira Fermentelos 17 locations classified as Ramsar Sites:
Mondego Estuary
Sado Estuary
Tagus estuary
Lagoa de Albufeira / Little Lagoon
Lagoa de Santo André e Sancha
Ponds and St Peter Bertiandos Arches
Paul dand Made
Paul Arzila
Paul Madriz
Paul do Boquilobo
Paul do Taipale
Upper plateau of Serra da Estrela
Polje Mira-Minde and springs associated
Ria de Alvor
Ria Formosa
Castro Marim salt marsh

Pateira de Fermentelos já é sítio Ramsar
Pateira Fermentelos

Photo Credits: A great photograph is Tiago Silva Pateira Fermentelos (here).
Additional References: Look (here) the beautiful page on international Ramsar.

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